Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a dinner jacket.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shawl, or large and loose sash, worn as a belt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun India A sash for the waist; a girdle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A broad sash, especially one that is pleated lengthwise and worn as an article of formal dress, as with a tuxedo or dinner jacket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi kamarband, from Persian : kamar, waist + band, band; see bund.]

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From Hindustani कमरबन्द / کمر بند (kamar-band, "waistband, belt"), from Persian کمربند (kamar-band), from کمر (kamar, "waist") + بند (band, "band").

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